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Leonard Woolley

Sir Charles Leonard Woolley Kt was a British archaeologist best known for his excavations at Ur in Mesopotamia. He is recognized as one of the first "modern" archaeologists who excavated in a methodical way, keeping careful records, and using them to reconstruct ancient life and history. Woolley was knighted in 1935 for his contributions to the discipline of archaeology. He married the British archaeologist Katharine Woolley... Read More

BornCharles Leonard Woolley
17 April 1880
Upper Clapton, London, England, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Died20 February 1960 (aged 79)
London, England, United Kingdom
FieldsArchaeology; military intelligence
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